We are continuing Learning the Lingo this week with Listing Agent. The listing agent is the real estate agent representing the seller in any real estate transaction. The listing agent’s responsibilities are below: Listing the property in the local MLS. Marketing the property to potential buyers and buyers’ agents. Fiduciary duties to the seller. ProvidingContinue reading “Learning the Lingo-Listing Agent”
Have you ever been in a situation where a few people were talking about a topic and it sounded as if they were using a foreign language? Maybe they were? How did you feel? Frustrated, confused, ignorant? I have been in that space many times, and I remember before being a Realtor, real estate wasContinue reading “Learning the Lingo-MLS”
Times are changing rapidly. COVID-19 is forcing the hands of so many businesses and cultural practices, and it is happening rapidly. We have little choice to adhere to this alterations to our lives, and in many cases they are mere inconveniences. For some though they are life-altering. Over the next few weeks, I am goingContinue reading “COVID-19 Real Estate Changes: Part 1-Video”
Light gray. Beige. Pearl. Neutral, neutral, neutral! This is what every homeowner hears when they decorate their homes or prepare them for selling. Using subdued earth tones has become the standard company line from Realtors as it has been considered the least offensive to potential buyers. Walking into a home and seeing Candy Apple RedContinue reading “Bold Colors are Back”
I know! You have been waiting for this since the New Year. Well, it is finally here. Let us take a quick look at what the housing market has done in to close out 2019. We have to zoom out to begin though. We saw the national economy continue to be stable and strong. JobContinue reading “2019 4th Quarter Report”
Are mortgages getting cheaper? Check out this video.
What were the key indicators for the housing market in RVA for December 2019?
If you have not heard of this project “The Lake,” you need to watch my video. This place is going to have significant impacts on RVA, specifically the Southside. A 105 acres hosting 150K square feet of retail and entertainment, with office space, a hotel and apartments all built around a 13 acre wake lakeContinue reading “The Lake”
Came across these lists last week as I was reading through my weekly newsletter from NAR. This is certainly some really good information for those thinking about selling so as to allow you good insight into what people are looking for. Source: 10 Home Features That Are Most In Demand
Keller Williams as rolled out an awesome new tool you will be interested in. This resource is called Neighborhood Snap. This powerful tool allows you to have excellent insight into your neighborhood housing market. You are fully aware, that home buyers and sellers who are unprepared and ill-informed, will miss out on great opportunities, and IContinue reading “Market Snaps”